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Gold Guide failure creates an opportunity for greyhound racing

THE evidence is there. Now we need to act. The Gold Guide was just as much a part of greyhound history as Jack Woodward’s Greyhound...

Ignorance is no defence

RECENT reactions from readers bring up vitally important points about the nature of greyhound racing and how we deal with both welfare and business matters....

The Mystery Of Form Reading

The mystery of form reading ‘This inaccuracy in the form guide was unavoidable due to the need to create a new track for this type...

A Way To Bigger Profits

Many years ago, so old-timers would relate, a five pound note pressed into the hand of a local club official would assure you of a...

Lessons From The Farm

“If we don’t tell people how carrots are grown they will make up their own stories”. So says the owner of KALFRESH, a southeast Queensland...

Good Information Can Promote Success

Stewardship matters never seem to go away. At Sandown last Thursday, here is what stewards said about Race 9. “Al Moran (7) crossed to the...

Thailand’s Only Greyhound Lives In Luxury

The city of Pattaya, in Thailand, is home to an increasing number of Aussie expats, and one of them is about to celebrate seven years...

The Two ‘Fastest’ Greyhounds Of All Time Unearthed

I blame Peter, a website reader, for this. Peter kindly took the time to email this writer regarding my track record article (Get out from...

The Hearings – Sad And Sadder

It was a bit sad, really. The demonstration from an anti-racing group outside Sydney’s Mitchell Library last Thursday included a loud speaker, lots of banners...

The Truth About Newspaper And Formguide Tips

If you’ve ever wondered if the tips in a racebook or formguide are worth much more than a passing glance, the following may just open...

A Small Advance But GRNSW Still Shooting Itself In The Foot

There is no end to the story of sectional times. Publicity in Australian Racing Greyhound has not only led to the recovery of Casino 411m...

Confessions And A Ray Of Hope

The NSW National Coursing Association is now officially gone, dead and buried. The GBOTA will take the licences over for a few months while GRNSW...

Newcastle Failure Also A Great Opportunity

A very resilient lot, these Hunter region people. They have braved the shutdown of Newcastle’s huge steel making industry and are moving forward with arts,...

State Of Origin Not Always Popular

The ready availability of form and results on the internet over the last decade represents a huge advance for the industry. It’s not that many...

How To Make More Money

Save money? Increase efficiency? Help punters? No problem – just offer formguides in one format from one site so that everyone can access them. That’s...

Sentinel – New South Wales’ First Genuine Superstar Greyhound

In his seminal book The Greyhound in Australia (published in 1969) author Mike Agostini writes of Sentinel, ‘…a splendid dog who in fifteen months from...

The Problem With Our Greyhound Racing Records

For many years now I have been a vocal advocate for our administrators to spend some of their sizeable funds in putting together a comprehensive...

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